Minors cannot receive outright large inheritances in California. Here is a list of eight facts about minors and inheritances from a San Diego probate attorney.
Articles about Guardianship
When someone passes away it is difficult to ensure that you are properly doing everything without legal legal assistance. This is especially true of the responsibilities of the guardians of minors.
While administering a trust or estate, a guardian may be needed for a minor beneficiary. It is important to recognize when a guardianship may end.
Estate administration responsibilities may arise if a loved one is unable to care for himself or manage his finances. You will need to be appointed probate conservator.
If your loved one is unable to take care of himself or manage his financial affairs, you may need a conservatorship. Conservators have many responsibilities.
If the trust does not contain clear instructions as to what constitutes the mental incapacity of your loved one, you may need to seek court intervention.
Minors who have a guardian during an estate administration may at some point no longer need it. Certain individuals can request the end of the guardianship.